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. >> we saw mitt romney soften his tone during sandy but that has all changed. it is now back to business and game on. >> if i am elected -- a slip of the time in virginia, but he quickly went back into his stump speech and a new line of attack against the president. >> we don't need a secretary of business to understand business, we need a president who understands business and i do. >> he may appoint a secretary of business. his solution to everything is add another bureaucrat. >> >> there is no question he can win. >> a republican strategist says the best way to close the deal is focus on the fundamentals. >> he has got to give a people who may be wrestling with their choice the confidence he can fix it and he knows how to make the economy better. >> mitt romney plans to take that argument to wisconsin and ohio. nearly 100 surrogates will help kick off the across the american tour. >> where do things stand in the latest polls? >> at least one daily tracking poll has mitt romney up by two points. but a new poll just out shows obama up by several points, leading in wisconsin, new hampshi
because we are noticing the difference between this storm and sandy, it is colder out here. it films -- feels closer to 30 degrees. the ocean looks the same, with seas from 6-10 feet. for the most part, a light rain out here. costs from 15-20 miles an hour. sustained winds. gusts at 30 miles an hour. for the most part, mother nature threatened ocean city once again and they said, get out of here. painfully, ocean city dog just another bullet. the threat of a passing nor'easter that seems to be skirting the coast rather than crashing into it. it certainly is not a super storm sandy. the waves smashing on the inland remind you love it. up to 9 feet. >> right now they are nasty. >> does that concern you? >> well, actually, we will be out of here. as for the locals and the beach, it it will make a mess of this place. >> ocean city was seen moderate rainfall and minor flooding in low-lying areas. like here, on sinkless ave. we found one volunteer firefighter who told us this is what people were expecting. >> they just told us is going to be basically flooding and stuff like that. nothing
sandy. the storm that struck the northeast this week was not as damaging as super storm sandy but i made a lot of matters worse. michael bloomberg and officials announced the beginning of gas rationing tomorrow. 25% of gas stations are open right now. so many residents remain leery. >> your power goes out, it is not a big deal usually. on top of all that has happened, it makes it hard. >> chris christie says he expects power will be restored from both storms by saturday. >> coastal communities like ocean city experienced rain but just like with hurricane sandy, residents had awareness of potential problems. lowell melser as an update. >> it is shaping up to be a beautiful day in ocean city. still feeling a little bit of the win but for the most part, beautiful conditions. the dog to another bullet by mother nature in ocean city. as far as conditions, take a look at the surf. during the height of the storm, the nor'easter, we saw sees from 6-10 feet, similar to sandy. as far as other things, basically the normal flooding you would see during a heavy rainstorm anywhere from 17th street sou
, it looks like the areas that felt sandy will feel this again but will be nearly as strong. it will be associated with a moderate to strong nor'easter. it has to get them all a little nervous even though this will not be nearly as strong as sandy. >> i think the main issue is that the ground is so saturated. even if we don't get a lot of precipitation, if we get a good wind gusts, that could not down a couple of trees and make a lot of problems. >> it is a possible situation of here we go again. a week after the super storm hits the northeast with a fury, and number of the most popular weather models show a nor'easter headed for the same area. while damage was relatively minor, there is concern about more flooding on the eastern shore and snow in the mountains. that means more hard work. >> we are restocking where we need to. >> bge has started to get things moving after sandy blew through. inspection crews have been looking over trees which could be more vulnerable because the ground is very saturated. >> its a concern for us. trees are in a precarious position and it only
. his handling of hurricane sandy has boosted his approval numbers. in the important cause of state of ohio, governor romney is 6 points down. that is forcing him to look to other states like iowa that could prove critical on his electoral map. >> we can do better. a stronger america is ahead. >> of the day after he stumped in new hampshire -- >> the president was there with former president bill clinton. it is a race so tight even 4 electoral votes could be the margin of victory. president obama has an eight- point lead with 1 in. governor romney has a seven- point lead with men. >> groups are hoping vote yes to several questions. they're making a final push before the election. hundreds of teachers and students rallied in support of the dream act which would allow children of illegal immigrants to pay in state tuition to attend college. the event was organized by a nonprofit group called the intersection. >> we need to have our best and brightest going to college so they can produce, give back, and pay taxes. >> supporters say the direct will save taxpayers money. opponents say su
north to help in the recovery effort in superst orm sandy, plus, the ravens helping feed the hungry today. how you can help as well. >> what goes up -- temperatures -- must eventually com edown, especially this time of year. insta-weather-plus forecast coming up here right now, 59 at the airport. we are still in the 60's downtown. . hqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhqhq >> in new jersey, more than 1750000 homes are still without power in nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. a convoy maryland state troopers headed north to lend a hand. they will be sworn in as new jersey state police for the next week and will have police powers to assist with anything from extra patrols to property recovery and to help the utility companies turn the power on. >> i think seeing the destruction on tv helped prepare a little bit, but it is when you see it in real life that is something that will hit hard. >> the calls for service are up. a, the police officers have lost their homes. we are up there supplementing the local police departments. >> maryland state police say it will get reimbursed by the fed
>> tonight, lights out still. two weeks after super storm sandy. thousands remain without power. they are fed up. bombshell resignation. one day after david petraeus stepped down, new info about why the fbi was involved. florida finish is counting. and calls the presidential contest. which candidate came out on top? >> you are watching wbal 11 news. live. local. late-breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m.. >> good evening. thousands of residents along the east coast are still without power tonight. it is almost two weeks after super storm standee hit. the maryland state troopers are on their way to new jersey right now to help recovery efforts. we do have a crew in perryville. or if you on that at 11:00 the latest on the storm recovery. >> what do we want? we want power. when did you wanted? we want it now. >> after talking it out for sandy, and residents were in the dark about when their power will be restored. >> i cannot get power, heat, and garbage pickup, nothing? >> in new jersey saturday, more than 175,000 households were without power. the banking on a promise made by ch
but we are back here in ocean city about a week after sandy blew through. we are seeing sustained winds of around 30 miles an hour with wind gusts as stronger than that. all week, construction crews have been picking up sand and moving it back out onto the beach. this is a very daunting task. i have been talking with ocean city officials today and they say emergency personnel are monitoring this storm very closely. so far there is no emergency plan in place, but that could change within the next 24-48 hours. there's no doubt that the storm will suspend rehabilitation efforts going on on the boardwalk and cleanup efforts. >> we will have to hold some of our efforts in restoring some of the pickups from what we saw with sandy. we might see some more erosion and we are likely to see flooding again in the downtown area because of the water backed up in the bay. >> the biggest concern here in ocean city will be flooding. high tide is expected to hit at around 1:50 tomorrow afternoon. with the heavy rain and wind, it should be a tough situation down here at the inlet and the lower part of oce
. they also helped clean up some debris left over from hurricane sandy. the mayor of baltimore says she once residents to see how voluble it is to volunteer time. >> my hope is for people younger and gold that they will gain a better appreciation and to give back to the community and does see how much fun it is. >> 5 under volunteers turned out for today's events. coming up coming york city is preparing to tear down hundreds of homes damaged by sandy. it's such a reunion between an abandoned boy and the >> as tensions escalate, u.s. leaders are voicing their support for israel. president obama today defended israel's right to defend itself. brian mooar has the story. >> at a news conference in thailand, president obama backend israel's right to strike back. >> we are pro is supportive of the right to defend themselves from missile landing on people's homes, workplaces, and potentially killing civilians. >> they were striking that the blows from the air and they are preparing for a possible ground invasion. washington lawmakers closing ranks. >> sending in ground troops is the only way they c
.com. >> five days after hurricane sandy and millions of people are struggling without enough food, fuel, or power. power lines are going back up that many places are still struggling with the devastation. the line stretched for blocks. people waiting in traffic or for a ride on a limited public transportation. new york city was planning on going forward with its annual marathon but in the last hour michael bloomberg canceled it after receiving criticism this was not the time to do a race. crews continued to clean up debris, power lines, and trees but some homeowners say they were left behind for too long in the cold. barry sanders has their story. we understand they are happier right now because they have their power. >> the power is back on and they feel a sense of relief right now. they were upset because of a tree limb falling on a power line. they say the same thing happened last year with the same tree and they were out of power for a week. >> it is a shame it is over a tree limb. >> after days of frustration, -- >> used to be beautiful. you could hear the wind whistled through it.
sandy. this weekend, the team partnered with a moving and storage company to provide non- and other supplies. learn how you can help those affected. you can see a list of cherries on our website, wbaltv.com -- charities on our website, wbaltv.com. >> the water main has not been fixed but the water has been shut off and after three days of being closed, some popular businesses are back open tonight, just in time for friday night. we were at the side of the break earlier today. it is at the intersection of charles and 21st street. part of charles street is back open? >> just a small part. you're going to have a hard time getting around because this is the intersection of 21st and charles. there is a huge hole in the ground where this water main burst, the 60 inch water main. behind me right now, they are actually pumping water out from underneath the street so they can better access that transmission line which earlier today was finally shut off here, which enabled some businesses in this area to reopen. bte also secured a gas line, which helped in that effort as well. unfortunately,
at the devastation that superstorm sandy left behind. he met with people waiting in line at an emergency response center. >> we're going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need that immediate help. that is the primary task. >> in october the president traveled to new jersey to met with governor chris christiand you recovery efforts. -- and you recovery efforts. >> crews were on the scene around noon working to repair the 12-inch main along the 6500 block of freeton high school. there is no word yet on what caused the pipe to burst train wrecks the body of a woman was pulled from the inner harbor. someone discovered a person floating in the water. no word on how the woman ended up in the water. no word on the cause of death. >> a maryland man with some ties to hollywood was arrested and charged with child sex abuse. police in anne arundel county say two men came forward claiming the brother of mia farrow abused them for nearly a decade. we have some late breaking details. >> 66-year-old john charles villers-farrow is facing a laundry list of charges after police say two adult males c
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